Volume 2 – Pediatric Heart Transplantation

  Published: April 2008


Editors: Charles E. Canter, MD and James K. Kirklin, MD

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Table of Contents

Preface (PDF)

Chapter 1:  Heart Diseases Leading to Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Cardiomyopathies and Congenital Heart Diseases
By Daphne T. Hsu, Jacqueline M. Lamour, and Charles E. Canter

Chapter 2:  Recipient Evaluation: Medical and Psychosocial Morbidities
By Robert J. Gajarski and F. Bennett Pearce

Chapter 3:  Management of Patients Awaiting Transplantation: Medical, Immunologic, and Mechanical Support
By Brian W. Duncan, Michael Burch, and James K. Kirklin

Chapter 4:  Special Immunologic Issues in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
By Lori J. West, Robert E. Shaddy, and Ian C. Balfour

Chapter 5:  The Pediatric Heart Donor: Evaluation of Age, Size, Cause of death, Donor Heart Function, and Vitality
By Daniel Bernstein and Francesco Parisi

Chapter 6:  Surgical Techniques in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
By Pedro J. del Nido, Leonard L. Bailey, and James K. Kirklin

Chapter 7:  Postoperative Management: Early Graft Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Initial Immunosuppression Strategies
By Charles B. Huddleston, Juan C. Alejos, and Josef M. Thul

Chapter 8:  Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation
By Robert W. Morrow and James K. Kirklin

Chapter 9:  Acute Rejection: Natural History, Risk Factors, Surveillance, and Treatment
By Debra A. Dodd, Javier Cabo, and Anne I. Dipchand

Chapter 10:  Infection Following Pediatric Heart Transplantation
By Kenneth O. Schowengerdt, Jr. and Estela Azeka

Chapter 11:  Allograft Vasculopathy: Detection, Risk Factors, Natural History, and Treatment
By Elfriede Pahl, Alida L.P. Caforio, and Michael Kuhn

Chapter 12:  Posttransplant Malignancy: Risk Factors, Incidence, Diagnosis, Treatment
By Linda J. Addonizio and Gerald J. Boyle

Chapter 13:  Child Development Posttransplant: Growth, Intellectual/Developmental Functioning, and Psychosocial Functioning
By Rosemary Radley-Smith, Jo Wray, Richard Chinnock, and Karen Uzark

Chapter 14:  Long-term Medical Morbidities: Hypertension, Lipids, Renal Dysfunction, Arrhythmias
By Tajinder P. Singh

Chapter 15:  Retransplantation
By William T. Mahle and Clifford Chin